The Cultural and Social Background of the Play ‘A Doll’s House’

‘A Doll’s House,’ a part of the epicentre of modern literature, was scripted and produced in the early 19th century. This was a kairotic period in the nascent stages of the Feminist movement in Norway. The world (setting) created by Henrik Ibsen in his play – ‘A Doll’s House’ has a stark similarity to the world that Ibsen lived in-the 19th century Norway. The cognate … Continue reading The Cultural and Social Background of the Play ‘A Doll’s House’

Sabarimala Temple

If the result of a temple visit is disrespect to the deity, whose home it is, then it can be attributed to blasphemy, which is punishable by the Indian constitution. Therein lies the ‘crime’ of a female “devotee”, capable of menstruation, entering the temple- a disregard for the comfort of its deity.
And moreover, why worship a deity whose rules you refuse to follow in the first place? Continue reading Sabarimala Temple